Backup… beep beep

by admin on Mar 9th in Gadgets, iPad

If you are Apple Inc. obsessed and scoff at anything with a squiggly window icon then you are probably like many others. You have multiple Apple products. It started with a big clunky iPod, then the third generation iPod, then the iMac into the iBook, the iMac (newer generation), the MacBook Pro, and most recently into the iPhone and iPad. The best part of your Apple products collection though is your MobileMe account. If you have all of these products and no MobileMe account then you better hop to. As .mac users transferred into MobileMe the power became truly visible into how important having one account with so many options was.

As any smart computer user comes smart computer safety. Besides having a proper connection, correct password storage comes properly backing up your files, one must be very careful wile backing up, we have people business, trade, study through online degree programs and many more, no matter who is it, backup is necessary for all. For serious backing up, a good option is the Apple application “Time Machine.” But Apple’s MobileMe users can use something a little bit less heavy duty and a lot more special. “Backup.” Macworld states that this application should not be used as “your primary backup strategy” because it only stores the information on your computer in your home folder.

What Macworld describes is helpful for the less pending documents. Their article describes a detailed guide on how to properly use “Backup.” What is listed below is a brief description of the four steps.

  • Step 1: Using the MobileMe iDisk function you will find Backup, which is in the software folder. Download and save the application to your desktop.
  • Step 2: Choose which option you want as your MobileMe backup plan.
  • Step 3: After completing step 1 and step 2, customize your plan.
  • Step 4: Backup your information for the first time.



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